Athletics at the 1992 Summer Olympics – Men's 10,000 metres

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These are the official results of the men's 10,000 metres event at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Spain. There were a total number of 56 participating athletes. Khalid Skah from Morocco dueled with Richard Chelimo from Kenya during much of the race. Controversially, lapped Moroccan runner Hammou Boutayeb of Morocco joined the lead pack of Chelimo and Skah with 3 laps to go in the race, apparently trying to help Skah. Skah beat Chelimo by 1.02 seconds but was nearly disqualified for receiving undue assistance from Boutayeb.[1]

Medalists[edit]

Gold  Khalid Skah
Morocco (MAR)
Silver  Richard Chelimo
Kenya (KEN)
Bronze  Addis Abebe
Ethiopia (ETH)

Records[edit]

These were the standing world and Olympic records (in minutes) prior to the 1992 Summer Olympics.

World Record 27:08.23 Mexico Arturo Barrios West Berlin (FRG) August 18, 1989
Olympic Record 27:21.46 Morocco Brahim Boutayeb Seoul (KOR) September 26, 1988

Final[edit]

  • Held on August 3, 1992
RANK FINAL TIME
Med 1.png  Khalid Skah (MAR) 27:46.70
Med 2.png  Richard Chelimo (KEN) 27:47.72
Med 3.png  Addis Abebe (ETH) 28:00.07
4.  Salvatore Antibo (ITA) 28:11.39
5.  Arturo Barrios (MEX) 28:17.79
6.  Germán Silva (MEX) 28:20.19
7.  William Koech (KEN) 28:25.18
8.  Moses Tanui (KEN) 28:27.11
9.  Fita Bayisa (ETH) 28:27.68
10.  Todd Williams (USA) 28:29.38
11.  Paul Evans (GBR) 28:29.83
12.  Zoltán Káldy (HUN) 28:34.21
13.  Xolile Yawa (RSA) 28:37.18
14.  Haruo Urata (JPN) 28:37.61
15.  António Martins Bordelo (FRA) 28:47.66
16.  Armando Quintanilla (MEX) 28:48.05
17.  Richard Nerurkar (GBR) 28:48.48
18.  Antonio Silio (ARG) 28:55.20
19.  John Halvorsen (NOR) 29:53.91
 Hammou Boutayeb (MAR) DNF

Heats[edit]

RANK HEAT 1 TIME
1.  William Koech (KEN) 28:06.86
2.  Germán Silva (MEX) 28:13.72
3.  Paul Evans (GBR) 28:15.70
4.  Addis Abebe (ETH) 28:15.76
5.  Richard Chelimo (KEN) 28:16.39
6.  Khalid Skah (MAR) 28:18.48
7.  Salvatore Antibo (ITA) 28:18.48
8.  John Halvorsen (NOR) 28:21.57
9.  Zoltán Káldy (HUN) 28:21.96
10.  Armando Quintanilla (MEX) 28:23.76
11.  Haruo Urata (JPN) 28:24.08
12.  Oleg Strizhakov (EUN) 28:35.97
13.  Steve Plasencia (USA) 28:45.59
14.  Stephane Franke (GER) 28:52.83
15.  Carlos de la Torre (ESP) 28:55.47
16.  Sean Dollman (IRL) 28:55.77
17.  Paul Williams (CAN) 29:01.67
18.  Tendai Chimusasa (ZIM) 29:17.26
19.  Juan José Castillo (PER) 30:04.60
20.  Miguel Ángel Vargas (CRC) 30:13.06
21.  Patrick Rama (LES) 30:21.69
22.  Awwad Al-Hasini (JOR) 30:43.19
 Thierry Pantel (FRA) DNF
 Risto Ulmala (FIN) DNF
 Alejandro Gómez Cabral (ESP) DNF
 Abdulla Al-Doseri (BRN) DNF
 Domingos Castro (POR) DNF
 Mohamedou Sid'Ahmed (MTN) DNF


RANK HEAT 2 TIME
1.  Fita Bayisa (ETH) 28:23.55
2.  Moses Tanui (KEN) 28:24.07
3.  Richard Nerurkar (GBR) 28:24.35
4.  Hammou Boutayeb (MAR) 28:25.73
5.  Todd Williams (USA) 28:26.32
6.  Arturo Barrios (MEX) 28:28.26
7.  Xolile Yawa (RSA) 28:28.78
8.  Antonio Silio (ARG) 28:31.02
9.  António Martins Bordelo (FRA) 28:35.13
10.  Francesco Bennici (ITA) 28:45.62
11.  José Carlos Adan (ESP) 28:50.38
12.  Mathias Ntawulikura (RWA) 28:51.79
13.  Aaron Ramirez (USA) 29:00.12
14.  Sakae Osaki (JPN) 29:20.01
15.  Fernando Couto (POR) 29:20.06
16.  Carsten Eich (GER) 29:22.19
17.  Noel Berkeley (IRL) 29:23.58
18.  Vincent Rousseau (BEL) 29:25.68
19.  Eamonn Martin (GBR) 29:35.65
20.  Isaac Simelan (SWZ) 29:48.49
21.  John Mwathiwa (MAW) 29:54.26
22.  Herder Herberto Vasquez (COL) 30:07.55
23.  Eddy Punina (ECU) 30:19.76
24.  Policarpio Calizaya (BOL) 30:27.01
25.  Omar Daher Gadid (DJI) 30:32.89
26.  Khalid Al-Estashi (YEM) 30:49.58 (NR)
27.  Marlon Williams (ISV) 31:22.13
28.  Bineshwar Prasad (FIJ) 31:46.19

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